Really, is there anything more heartwarming and treacly than a mother’s love? Michael Musto ends his latest La Dolce Musto column with this nugget.
Even gayer than Idol is the fact that JOHN TRAVOLTA and QUEEN LATIFAH have been popping up on queer magazine covers about Hairspray! But some people are turning against Turnblad, as it were. FRANCES MILSTEAD – the mother of Divine (a/k/a Glenn Milstead), who played Edna in the original movie—told me last week that she saw the new clips on Oprah and wanted to stop the beat. “Glenn was ugly,” she said, “but John is uglier! He looks terrible as a woman!” Any pluses? “He can dance,” she said, laughing. I guess she means he’s light in the loafers.